CANBERRA – Australian auto makers and suppliers have secured tariff certainty for at least a decade, now that the federal automotive competitiveness and investment scheme has been extended until 2015. The legislation extending the scheme, which provides a further A$4.2 billion ($2.8 billion) to the industry over 10 years, recently was passed by the Senate. Federal Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says the legislation provides for the automotive sector's future in Australia. ...

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